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Training & Preparing for your Bike & Boat Tour

Find quality advice from our cycling and sailing experts

It's best to ensure you are well prepared before you embark on a bike and boat holiday in Europe. Whether you're travelling by barge or sail boat, below you will find a variety of helpful advice, including information on how to train for a multi-day bike trip, top tips from past travellers, and recommended gear for your cycling tour.

If you need further information, don't hesitate to reach out to our helpful team of bike and boat experts. Our staff can offer great insight because we all are big active travel enthusiasts and have experience with bike and boat trips. Or if you would like to contribute some advice, we'd love to hear it! Email [email protected] and share your travel knowledge.

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